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Free Fun Friday

August 30

We’re excited to announce that we are among the 100 institutions across Massachusetts participating in this year’s Free Fun Friday initiative, thanks to our partnership with the Highland Street Foundation! Admission will be free on Friday, August 30, 2019. We look forward to seeing you! For more info, visit: highlandstreet.org

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11:00 am

One World, One Sky

August 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604 United States

Join Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a Muppet from Zhima Jie, the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. One World, One Sky is a…

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11:30 am

Animal Story Time in Secrets of the Forest

August 30 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604 United States

Come have some science-fueled fun and learn cool facts about the world around you at this hands-on public program (held in Secrets of the Forest on the middle level). Free with admission.

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12:00 pm

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

August 30 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, repeating until September 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until September 1, 2019

EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604 United States

Join two curious kids who turn a cardboard carton into a rocket and blast off to explore the solar system – with the help of a talking astronomy book. Cruise the inner planets, the asteroid belt, the rings of Saturn, the outer planets and find out why we live on the most interesting planet of…

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1:00 pm

Passport to the Universe

August 30 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on August 30, 2019 at 4:00 pm

EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604 United States

Narrated by actor Tom Hanks and created by the American Museum of Natural History in collaboration with NASA, this program whisks the viewer on a fascinating ride from Earth to the outskirts of the universe. The full-dome experience simulates a trip through the cosmos, incorporating actual images of space from NASA and the Hubble Space…

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1:30 pm

Science Discovery in Hirsh Center

August 30 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on August 30, 2019 at 3:30 pm

EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604 United States

Come have some science-fueled fun and learn cool facts about the world around you at this hands-on public program (held in Hirsh Center lower level). Free with admission.

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2:00 pm

Mysteries of the Unseen World

August 30 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604 United States

This film adventure takes audiences on an extraordinary journey into unseen worlds and hidden dimensions beyond our normal vision to uncover the mysteries of things too fast, too slow, too small or simply invisible. Begin to understand the enormity of the world you can't see, a world that exists in the air we breathe, in our…

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3:00 pm

Flying Monsters

August 30 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604 United States

Two hundred twenty million years ago, dinosaurs were beginning their domination of the Earth. But another group of reptiles was about to make an extraordinary leap: Pterosaurs were taking control of the skies, and the story of how and why these mysterious creatures took to the air is more fantastic than fiction. In Flying Monsters,…

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3:30 pm

Science Discovery in Hirsh Center

August 30 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on August 30, 2019 at 3:30 pm

EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604 United States

Come have some science-fueled fun and learn cool facts about the world around you at this hands-on public program (held in Hirsh Center lower level). Free with admission.

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4:00 pm

Passport to the Universe

August 30 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on August 30, 2019 at 4:00 pm

EcoTarium, 222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604 United States

Narrated by actor Tom Hanks and created by the American Museum of Natural History in collaboration with NASA, this program whisks the viewer on a fascinating ride from Earth to the outskirts of the universe. The full-dome experience simulates a trip through the cosmos, incorporating actual images of space from NASA and the Hubble Space…

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